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JL Audio 12W3v3-4: 12-inch (300 mm) Subwoofer Driver 4 Ω

MSRP: $399.99
Now: $349.99
(You save $50.00 )
SKU:
12W3v3-4
UPC:
699440921541
Condition:
New
Availability:
In stock and ready to ship!
Shipping:
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JL Audio 12W3v3-4

W3v3 12-inch Subwoofer Driver (500 W, 4 Ω)

This powerhouse 12-inch driver delivers potent performance and world-class sound quality in medium power applications. Several exclusive JL Audio technologies and proprietary assembly techniques are applied to the 12W3v3 to enhance linearity and reliability.

The 12W3v3-2 is best used with amplifier power in the 150W - 500W range and is optimized to operate in a compact 1.25 cu. ft. (35.4 l) sealed enclosure, or a 1.75 cu. ft. (49.6 l) ported enclosure. Detailed enclosure recommendations can be found in the "Specifications" tab.

General Specifications


Continuous Power Handling (RMS) 500 W
Recommended Amplifier Power (RMS) 150 - 500 W
Nominal Impedance (Znom) 4 Ω

Physical Specifications


Nominal Diameter 12.0 in / 300 mm
Overall Diameter (A) 12.5 in / 318 mm
Mounting Hole Diameter (B) 11.0625 in / 281 mm
Bolt Hole Circle Diameter (C) 11.7 in / 297 mm
Motor Outer Diameter (D) 5.5 in / 140 mm
Mounting Depth (E) 6.65 in / 169 mm
Driver Displacement 0.071 cu ft / 2.01 L
Net Weight 14.50 lb / 6.58 kg

Parameters

Free Air Resonance (Fs) 26.72 Hz
Electrical “Q” (Qes) 0.472
Mechanical “Q” (Qms) 7.572
Total Speaker “Q” (Qts) 0.444
Equivalent Compliance (Vas) 2.844 cu ft / 80.54 L
One-Way Linear Excursion (Xmax)* 0.510 in / 13.0 mm
Reference Efficiency (no) 0.31%
Efficiency (1 W / 1 m)** 87.15 dB SPL
Effective Piston Area (Sd) 80.600 sq in / 0.0520 sq m
DC Resistance (Re) 3.563 Ω

Sealed Enclosure Specifications


Wall Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Front Baffle Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Volume (net int.) 1.250 cu ft / 35.4 L
External Width (W) 23 in / 584 mm
External Height (H) 14 in / 356 mm
External Depth (D) 10 in / 254 mm
F3 41.8 Hz
Fc 50.4 Hz
Qtc 0.96

Ported Enclosure Specifications


Wall Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Front Baffle Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Volume (net int.) 1.75 cu ft / 49.6 L
External Width (W) 29 in / 737 mm
External Height (H) 14 in / 356 mm
External Depth (D) 12.625 in / 321 mm
Internal Slot Port Width (SW) 1.375 in / 35 mm
Internal Slot Port Height (SH) 12.5 in / 318 mm
Internal Slot Port Length (SL) 26.8125 in / 681 mm
Port Extension Length (EL) 13.5 in / 343 mm
Tuning Frequency (Fb) 30 Hz
F3 36 Hz

JL Audio Warranty

Mobile Audio Subwoofer Drivers JL Audio Subwoofer Drivers are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for One (1) Year from purchase date.
Mobile Audio Amplifiers and Electronic Products JL Audio Amplifiers and Electronics are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Mobile Audio Speaker Systems JL Audio Speaker Systems are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for One (1) Year from purchase date.
Mobile Audio Engineered Connection Systems JL Audio Engineered Connection Systems are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Mobile Audio Enclosed Subwoofer Systems JL Audio Enclosed Subwoofer Systems are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Stealthbox® Subwoofer Systems JL Audio Stealthbox® Subwoofer Systems are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Marine Speaker Systems and Subwoofers JL Audio Marine Speaker Systems and Subwoofers are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Marine Amplifiers and Electronics JL Audio Marine Amplifiers and Electronics are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Marine Engineered Connection Systems JL Audio Engineered Connection Systems are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
SlamPak™ Powersports Audio Systems JL Audio SlamPak™ Systems are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Stealthbox® Powersports Subwoofer Systems JL Audio Stealthbox® Subwoofer Systems are warrantied against defects in materials and workmanship for Two (2) Years from purchase date.
Click here for detailed JL Audio warranty information.
Size:
12 Inch
UPC:
699440921541
RMS Power In Watts:
500
Voice Coil:
Single
Impedance Per Voice Coil:
4
Bundle:
No
Feature 1:
This newest generation of W3’s benefits from a whole suite of advanced technologies originally developed for our flagship W7’s.
Feature 2:
A mineral-filled polypropylene upper cone body with a metallic JL Audio logo medallion provide a simple, classy look.
Feature 3:
W3v3's are built to exacting quality standards in our Miramar, Florida factory with global components.
Feature 4:
This acclaimed subwoofer driver strikes an outstanding balance in power handling, enclosure requirements and excursion to deliver excellent results in medium power applications.
Condition:
NEW
Manufacturer SKU:
92154
Manual:
Click Here">Click here to download
Weight:
19.0000 lbs

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  • 5
    JL Audio Pleases Me

    Posted by Lieutenant Maxwell Jr on 17th Aug 2020

    This is a very fine item from JL Audio. It seems very well made and it has great sound. Pair it with the right JL amp and you will get some deep sounding bass notes. All in all I enjoy my two subwoofers. Creative is my site for purchasing great audio equipment at good prices and payment plan.